631 S 31st
Richmond, CA 94804
40 Years Experience Continually Serving the Bay Area

Glossary of Terms


- A railing that guards one from falling - typically 42" high with no opening thru which a 4" sphere might pass

Stair Rail

- A guard railing as above that also can serve as a handrail depending on height


- A rigid material usually metal or wood that serves as a graspable surface to maintain one's balance when going up or down stairs usually 34"-38" off the stair nose line.

Newell Post

- A starting on ending vertical support

Pickets or Balusters

- Vertical pieces that form the interior of stair or guard rails

Lambs Tongue

- The graceful reverse bends and taper of the top rail at ends

Feet or Shoes

- Attachment points of railings at bottom

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